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File #: 15-0086    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/9/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/27/2015 Final action: 1/27/2015
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Community Services Division, recommending the Board adopt Resolution 014-2015 to: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign funding Agreement 15B-3008 (County Agreement 327-F1511) with the California Department of Community Services and Development for the provision of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services to eligible residents of El Dorado and Alpine Counties with a term beginning January 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016 and with an initial allocation amount of $2,121,529; 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the Certification Regarding Lobbying as required by the California Department of Community Services and Development; 3) Authorize the Chair to execute any future amendments thereto, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, that increase the estimated total maximum dollar amount of the 2015 LIHEAP funding allocation to a maximum of $2,400,000, the increase will be budgeted in the Fiscal Year 2015/16 budget, and that do ...
Attachments: 1. A - Contract Routing Sheet, 327-F1511, 01-27-15, 2. B - 2015 LIHEAP Agrmnt, 327-F1511, Part 1, 01-27-15, 3. C - 2015 LIHEAP Agrmnt, 327-F1511, Part 2, 01-27-15, 4. D - 2015 LIHEAP Resolution, rdcd, 01-27-15, 5. Excecuted Resolution 014-2015 1-27-15 item 18.pdf, 6. Executed Certification Regarding Lobbying 1-27-15 item 18.pdf, 7. Executed Agmt. 1-27-15 item 18.pdf, 8. Executed Amend. 1 1-27-15 item 18.pdf
Title
Health and Human Services Agency, Community Services Division, recommending the Board adopt Resolution 014-2015 to:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign funding Agreement 15B-3008 (County Agreement 327-F1511) with the California Department of Community Services and Development for the provision of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services to eligible residents of El Dorado and Alpine Counties with a term beginning January 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016 and with an initial allocation amount of $2,121,529;
2) Authorize the Chair to sign the Certification Regarding Lobbying as required by the California Department of Community Services and Development;
3) Authorize the Chair to execute any future amendments thereto, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, that increase the estimated total maximum dollar amount of the 2015 LIHEAP funding allocation to a maximum of $2,400,000, the increase will be budgeted in the Fiscal Year 2015/16 budget, and that do not change the term;
4) Authorize the Health and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute any administrative documents relating to said Agreement including required fiscal and programmatic reports; and
5) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency to incur expenses claimable to Agreement 15B-3008’s start date and prior to final execution of said Agreement to allow for the provision of potentially life-saving services.

FUNDING: Federal Funding.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no Net County Cost associated with this revenue Agreement. Sufficient appropriations were included in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15 Budget and any additional funds made available through contract amendment(s) will be included in HHSA’s Recommended FY 2015-16 Budget.

Background
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program that assists low-income households with offsetting their energy costs by crediting their utility accounts, pr...

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